Skip to main content

Fruit Salad


Fruit salad  is a sweet dish that contains different fruits and served as a side dish or as dessert. It is very easy to prepare. You can use any fruits of your choice that are available in the season. There is no hard and fast rule of using fruit types in making fruit salad. Here in this recipe I am using different fruits which were available in my kitchen.There are different recipes of making fruit salad. In making fruit salads different sauces, syrups, fruit juice or yogurt are used. Here in this recipe I have used fresh cream and yogurt which were available in my refrigerator. Fruit Salad 

  • Course : Dessert 
  • Preparation Time : 15 minutes
  • Refrigerator Time : 3 hours 
  • Total : 15 minutes
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 
  • 1 banana, sliced 
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored and chopped 
  • 1 guava, chopped 
  • 1/4 cup dry fruits (groundnuts, cashew nuts, raisins etc.) 
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream 
  • 3 tbsp yogurt
METHOD:
Video
  1. In a large bowl add pomegranate seeds, sliced bananas, chopped pear, guava and dry fruits. 
  2. Toss to combine. 
  3. Add fresh cream and yogurt. 
  4. Mix everything well and toss gently to coat. 
  5. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. 
  6. Serve chilled. 

STEP BY STEP METHOD

In a large bowl add pomegranate seeds 

Add sliced bananas 

Add chopped pear 

Add chopped guava 

Add dry fruits 

Add fresh cream 

Add yogurt 

Combine all and toss gently to coat. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours and serve chilled. 


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Green Tomato Pickle

Hey there!  here I'm back with another pickle recipe.  Sweet, sour and spicy green tomato pickle is very easy to prepare.


Green tomatoes are the unripe tomatoes which are firm and sour. If you have green tomatoes and searching for recipe ideas than I have got two simple green tomato chutney recipes for you > click here

I love eating green or raw tomatoes.  Red tomatoes are available throughout the year but green tomatoes are quite seasonal. Today I got a basket of green tomatoes from my father and so I decided to make this pickle recipe.
Green Tomato Pickle 
📎Course : Pickle 📎Cuisine : Indian
INGREDIENTS:
7-8 green tomatoes 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/3 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp hing or asafoetida1/2 tsp nigella seeds 1 tbsp red chilli powder 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tbsp salt 1/2 cup mustard oil 1/2 tbsp white vinegarMETHOD: Wash the green tomatoes under running water.  Wipe the tomatoes with a dry cloth. Slice the green tomatoes…

Pumpkin Flower fritters / Rongalau phulor bor

Pumpkin ( Assamese- rongalau) is a versatile vegetable as most part of the pumpkin is edible including the fruit, it's seeds, leaves, stems and even it's flowers . Pumpkin plant is a vine that has both male and female flowers. Male flowers are borne straight off the vine while female flowers have a small fruit swelling at the base near the stem.


Pumpkin flowers are edible and we can make tasty fritters which can be served as starter or as a side dish with steamed rice.
Beside good taste pumpkin flowers are good sources of vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

Pumpkin Flower fritters

INGREDIENTS :

 Pumpkin flowers (10) Oil to fry

For batter :

1 cup chickpea flour (besan)2-3 tbsp rice powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp nigella seeds (Kala jeera)salt to taste


METHOD :

Wash pumpkin flowers under running water. Cut the stems of the flowers and carefully take the stamen out.In a bowl add chickpea flour, rice powder, turmeric…

List of Vegetables used in Assamese Cuisine with their English name.

Here is a list of 50 leafy and non-leafy vegetables used in Assamese cuisine with their English name. 





       Assamese name = English name  Lai xaak(লাই শাক)= Mustard green Paleng xaak(পালেং শাক)= Spinach Horiyoh xaak(সৰিয়হ শাক)= Mustard plant Dhekia(ঢেকিয়া)= Fiddlehead ferns Meethi xaak(মিথি শাক)= Fenugreek greensMati kaduri(মাটি কাডুৰি)= Sessile joyweed Lofa xaak(লফা শাক)= Chinese mellow  Bor-manimuni(বৰ-মানিমুনি)= Asiatic pennywort Sofguti(চফগুটি)= Fennel Dangbodi(ডাংবদি)= Yard long been Kolmou(কলমৌ)= Water spinach Titamora(তিতামৰা)= Jute plant Tengamora(টেঙামৰা)= Roselle Bhekuri(ভেকুৰী)= Indian nightshade Squash(স্কচ্)= Chayote squash Bahgaj(বাহঁগাজ)= Bamboo shoots Betgaj(বেতগাজ)= Rattan shoots Sojina(চজিনা)= Drumstick Maan-dhania(মান ধনিয়া)= Long coriander Mosondori(মচন্দৰি)= Heart leaf Bhedai lota(ভেদাইলতা)= Skunk vine Zilmil(জিলমিল)= White goosefoot Moricha(মৰিচা)= Amaranth Khutura(খুতুৰা)= Green amaranth Oolkobi(ওলকবী)= Kohlrabi Kosu(কচু)= Taro / colocasia Kath aloo(কাঠ আলু)= Y…

Cabbage Parcels | Stuffed Cabbage Fritters

Cabbage Parcels are stuffed cabbage fritters where a spicy mashed potato mixture is stuffed inside cabbage leaves and dipped into a spicy batter and then fried till golden brown. 
Cabbage is a versatile vegetable that can be used to prepare many dishes. Cabbage is loaded with many vitamins and minerals and hence very healthy but if you have thyroid problems it is good to avoid eating cabbage. 
Cabbage Parcels :📎Course : Snack  📎Cuisine : Indian  🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 15 minutes
🕞Total : 30 minutes
INGREDIENTS:
2 large cabbage leaves Oil to fry For batter : 1/2 cup chickpea flour 1 tbsp rice flour or semolina 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder Salt to taste 
For stuffing : 3- 4 medium sized potatos1 onion finely chopped1/2 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tbsp mustard sauce2 green chillies finely chopped  1 tsp  chopped coriander leaves  Salt to taste

METHOD: Wash cabbage leaves. Remove veins and boil …

Raw tomato chutney / Green tomato chutney

Raw tomatoes or green tomatoes  are the tomatoes which are unripe or still green in colour. Raw Tomatoes contains antioxidant and vitamin C which is good for health. Here in this post I'm going to share two raw tomatoes or green tomatoes chutney  which can be served as a side dish with steamed rice. 


Green tomatoes chutney with mustard seeds paste :

INGREDIENTS:

2 green tomatoes2-3 green chillies 1/3 tbsp nigella  seeds ( Kala jeera) 1/3 tbsp cumin powder 1/3 tbsp red chilli powder 1/3 tbsp turmeric powder 1 bay leaf2 tbsp yellow mustard seeds 1-2 tbsp mustard oil little chopped coriander leaves salt to taste 

METHOD:

Soak yellow mustard seeds in warm water for at least half an hour. Drain and make a fine paste. Keep aside. Wash green tomatoes under running water . Chop roughly. In a pan heat mustard oil. Add bay leaf and nigella seeds. When crackling add turmeric powder. Add chopped tomatoes. Cook until oil separates. Add cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well. Add whole g…

SalemMango: Pure Buffalo Ghee and Pure Cow Ghee Review

At a Glance:

salemmango.com is well known for its mango supply. It's an online company which supply naturally ripend, chemical-free, hand picked mangoes directly to their customers through online order. Besides mangoes the company also supply some organic products like sugar, jaggery,  dairy, honey etc. The company delivers accross India within 5-7 business days and free delivery across Tamil Nadu.

An introduction to SalemMango Pure Buffalo Ghee & Pure Cow Ghee:

● SalemMango Pure Buffalo Ghee & Pure Cow Ghee are prepared using traditional methods by the villagers without using any machineries or adultrate.

● SalemMango ghee are made with 100% organic butter acquired from grass fed buffalos and cows.

● The cost of Pure Buffalo Ghee is Rs. 250 (per 250 gms). But the company Is offering  Rs. 189 (per 250 gms).

MY REVIEW:

Ghee is used as a cooking medium in India since time immemorial. Pure cow ghee is used in Havan ( Homa) , as it is the important ingredient of havan. I started…

Simple mutton curry in pressure cooker

Pressure cooking process is faster than the conventional methods of cooking. It saves time as well as energy.  Pressure cooking is my everyday businesse. I cook rice and lentil in pressure cooker everyday.  Beside rice and lentil I use pressure cooker to boil potatoes and vegetables,  to make pulao and briyani and of course pressure cooker is good to cook mutton.

This mutton curry in pressure cooker is a simple and quick mutton curry recipe that I used to make in my busy days. As mutton takes time to cook, pressure cooking makes it easy and faster.  This recipe is also good for beginners who want to cook mutton curry. This is an Indian style mutton curry recipe.  It can be served with rice or roti.

INGREDIENTS :


400 gms mutton pieces 2 big potatoes 2 big onion chopped1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 small tomato chopped 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder2-3 tbsp mustard oil Salt to taste

METHOD :


 Wash mutton pieces in running wa…

Portion Control Meal Plate :No Onion No Garlic Dal Khichuri, Labra Sabzi, Roasted Papad, Pickle, Wheat Phulka (luci) and Curd

I prepared no onion no garlic dal khichuri and labra sabzi on the occasion of Biswakarma puja at home last week. Together with khichuri and labra, I also served roasted papad, pickles,  luci (Indian flattened bread) and curd. 
Every person's calorie intake is individual based on their personal goals and needs. But according to nutrition experts a fully grown person's daily consumption at each lunch or dinner should be within 500 to 700 calories. 
Here is the calorie list of today's meal plan:1 bowl of dal khichuri = 320 cal1 bowl of mix veggies =65 cal 1 roasted papad=29 cal2 luci =70x2=140 cal1 bowl (50 gms) curd =50 calPickle(1/2 tbsp) = 49 calTotal = 653 cal

Khichuri is a very popular versatile dish of Indian cuisine. Made of rice and lentil, khichuri has many variations. Khichuri actually is a kind of salty porridge that is served to babies as one of the first solid foods. It is also served to sick persons who is unable to eat hard solid food. In Assamese it is called Khi…

Kasuri Methi Chicken Curry | Chicken Curry Recipe With Dried Fenugreek Leaves

Kasuri methi chicken curry is a delicious Indian style chicken curry recipe where chicken is cooked in thick cashew nuts gravy and dried fenugreek leaves are added to enhance the flavour of the curry. Kasuri methi is dried fenugreek leaves which are used as a spice in Indian cuisine. Dried fenugreek leaves has a bitter but addictive taste. Kasuri methi is generally added in Indian curries and parathas (a type of Indian bread)  for its strong aroma and distinctive flavour. 
Serve kasuri methi chicken with rice, roti or naan. 

 Methi Chicken Curry | Chicken Curry Recipe With Dried Fenugreek Leaves 

📎Course : Main Course  📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 20 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes 🕞Total : 50 minutes
🍴Servings : 2-3
INGREDIENTS:

For Marination :
500 gms of chicken cut into pieces 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup curd 
For gravy : 2 cardamoms, …

Mamoi Tamul (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)

Mamoi Tamul is a variety of palm nut. It's binomial name is Chrysalidocarpus lutescens. Chrysalidocarpus lutescens is a cousin of the larger areca palm (Tamul), that produces betel nuts which can be chewed with betel leaf. (Check 'Areca palm and betel leaf')



The size of the mamoi tamul is smaller than the betel nut. The husk of the mamoi tamul seeds become yellow when matured and the fruit inside becomes hard. Mamoi tamul can also be chewed like betel nut with or without betal leaf.